Mobility, Empire and Cross Cultural Contacts in Mongol Eurasia

In the Service of the Khans (Asiatische Studien 71:4, 2017)


The new issue of the Asiatische Studien - Études Asiatiques 71:4 (Nov 2017) [Zeitschrift der Schweizerischen Asiengesellschaft - Revue de la Société Suisse-Asie] includes the special section titled "In the Service of the Khans: Elites in Transition in Mongol Eurasia". This section, edited by Prof. Michal Biran, includes the papers written by ten members of our project and the introduction written by Prof. Biran. The full list of the publications and the relevant pages are as the following:

  • Michal Biran, Introduction, 1051
  • Daniel Zakrzewski, Malik Ṣadr al-Dīn Tabrīzī and the Establishment of Mongol Rule in Iran 1059
  • Or Amir, Niẓām al-Dīn Yaḥyā al-Ṭayyārī – An Artist in the Court of the Ilkhans and Mamluks 1075
  • Choi Soyoung, Kingship away from Kingdom: The Life of King Ch’ungsŏn (1275–1325) 1093
  • Francesca Fiaschetti, Mongol Imperialism in the Southeast: Uriyangqadai (1201–1272) and Aju (1127–1287) 1119
  • Florence Hodous, A Judge at the Crossroads of Cultures: Shi Tianlin 1137
  • Geoffrey Humble ‘Han’ Cultural Mobility under Mongol Rule: Biographies of the Jia 賈 Family 1153
  • Vered Shurany, Prince Manggala – The Forgotten Prince of Anxi 1169
  • Ishayahu Landa, Türaqai Güregen (d. 1296–7) and His Lineage: History of a Cross-Asia Journey 1189
  • Wonhee Cho, From Military Leaders to Administrative Experts: The Biography of the “Treacherous Minister” Temüder and his Ancestors 1213
  • Qiao Yang, From the West to the East, from the Sky to the Earth: A Biography of Jamāl al-Dīn 1231

The full content of the issue as well as the additional information on the publication can be found vis this link. The direct link to the volume on the website of Asiatische Studien/De Gruyter is here.